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    Lake Murray (Feb. 19, 2011)

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    Wilson wins BFL tournament on Lake Murray

    Boater Jeremy Wilson of Blacksburg, S.C., earned $4,359 as winner of the Feb. 19 BFL South Carolina Division event on Lake Murray.
    Rikard winning co-angler
    19.Feb.2011

    Boater Jeremy Wilson of Blacksburg, S.C., caught a five-bass limit weighing 21 pounds, 6 ounces Feb. 19 to win $4,359 in the BFL South Carolina Division tournament on Lake Murray. He was fishing mid-lake in six to 12 feet of water using jigs with brown and green pumpkin trailers to haul in his limit.

     

    Rounding out the remaining top 10 boaters:

                            2nd:      Ryan Raley, Lexington, S.C., five bass, 20-5, $1,815

                            2nd:      Greg Rikard, Leesville, S.C., five bass, 20-5, $1,815

                            4th:       Mark Curry, Conway, S.C., five bass, 20-2, $1,017

                            5th:       Artie Phillips, Monroe, N.C., five bass, 19-10, $872

                            6th:       John Axsom, Gray Court, S.C., five bass, 19-6, $799

                            7th:       Parks Jones Jr., York, S.C., five bass, 19-5, $726

                            8th:       Kevin Fulmer, Prosperity, S.C., five bass, 18-7, $654

                            9th:       Randy Childers, Anderson, S.C., five bass, 18-5, $581

                            10th:     Keith Henderson, Union, S.C., five bass, 17-2, $509

     

    Co-angler Jeff Rikard of Leesville, S.C., earned $2,140 as winner of the BFL South Carolina event on Lake Murray.Rikard winning co-angler

    Jeff Rikard of Leesville, S.C., caught a five-bass limit weighing 14 pounds, 5 ounces Feb. 19 to win $2,140 in the Co-angler Division. He was fishing points in six to eight feet of water with crankbaits to catch his limit.

     

    Rounding out the remaining top 10 co-anglers:

                            2nd:      Brandon Temples, Ninety Six, S.C., five bass, 12-11, $1,070

                            3rd:       Scott Frye, Sumter, S.C., five bass, 12-2, $605

                            3rd:       Jake Hostetter, Elgin, S.C., five bass, 12-2, $605

                            5th:       Brian Moss, Inman, S.C., five bass, 11-13, $428

                            6th:       Dale Webber, Kernersville, N.C., five bass, 11-7, $392

                            7th:       Mike Kirby, Sumter, S.C., five bass, 11-6, $339

                            7th:       Jonathan Strickland, Boiling Springs, S.C., five bass, 11-6, $339

                            9th:       Michael Nicholson, Summerville, S.C., five bass, 10-15, $285

                            10th:     Jimmy Bihlear, Goose Creek, S.C., five bass, 10-12, $250

                                                      

    Coming up

    The next BFL South Carolina Division tournament is scheduled for March 19 on Lake Wylie in Lake Wylie, S.C. After the fifth South Carolina Division tournament is complete, the top 40 boaters and 40 co-anglers based on point standings will qualify for the Oct. 13-15 Regional Championship on Smith Mountain Lake in Huddleston, Va. Boaters will compete for a top award of a Ranger 198VX with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Mercury outboard and a Chevy pick-up, while co-anglers will fish for a new Ranger 198VX.

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